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Librarian Rhapsody - Shoalhaven Library Staff
Shoalhaven Libraries

Librarian Rhapsody - Shoalhaven Library Staff Is this non-fiction? Is this just fantasy? Work in the Library We escape from reality Open your eyes Pick up a book and read… I’m volunteering, there’s many more like me We treat them well, don’t let them go Train our staff- watch them grow Tell me where the cool kids go Must be to the library to read To read Well, it’s been a year With so many things we’ve done Hard to narrow down to one Achievements, yeah that’s what we’ve done So now we’re gonna sing and let you know Children, (babies too) Read them stories all the time And now their reading stories to canines Paws n Tales, Paws n Tales, because literacy matters. I see a suite of new databases Storybox, Aussie Driver and Computer School Ancient, medieval and modern history eBook titles, (eBook titles) eBook titles, (eBook titles) Overdrive and Zinio-o-o-o-o-o-o-o I culled the reference so it’s nice and tidy New shelves and carpet so it’s nice and shiny SMS increased functionality Twenty two authors- many you will know Kurt Fearnley! Yeah he put on a show (on a show) Bruce Whatley! No we didn’t want him to go (him to go) Lisa Heidke! Oh, now we’re really on a roll (on a roll) On a roll On a roll We upgrade to Libero-o-o-o-o-o! No-no-no-no-no! Pop-up Library, Pop-up Library, Pop-up Library pack and go Our outreach crew is coming to a place Near you Near you Near me? (yes!) So you think you can print in the blink of an eye? So you think you can scan and email that guy? Oh baby! Yes you can with this baby [MFD/LDS] Just wanna connect? We have free Wi-Fi in here Libraries really matter In the community Libraries really matter Libraries really matter To me-e-e-e-e
Libraries Will Survive

Libraries Will Survive

Inspired by the 1978 disco hit "I Will Survive", the lyrics were rewritten to proclaim support for libraries, particularly under the stress of tight budgets. Another version of this video is available, which begins with a send-up of a typically hectic day in the life of a professional librarian. LYRICS When the budget was first slashed, I was petrified How to do my job With my new printer denied? Then I ran off a few more They didn't look too wrong The streaks are long But we'll just have to get along So we step back In the library's base Approving fewer, but better programs Without disgrace Should we stop inviting authors? Should we buy condensed books? Pretty sure that the homeschoolers Would just give us dirty looks Come on now, walk, in our door Just wander around now You are welcome to explore Did you think we'd stop reading to your kids? We still want them To learn about the pyramids We'll advise! Alphabetize! For as long as we have patrons Libraries will stay alive We've got computers spread throughout And so much to check out We'll survive We will survive Hey hey It took lots of hard work To stand this budget squeeze Trying hard to mend the pieces of your DVDs I drove oh so many miles Just feeling sorry for myself We used to worry But we'll be better in a hurry For us a crisis Is nothing new Just bring these items back by The date that they are due Check out new releases Wonders to behold But I'm saving this one for the patron Who has placed the hold Come on now, stroll, in our door Check us out now Take a book down to the shore What do you think about this whole manga craze? All I know is they Make some really cute displays Come to learn! Something new! For as long as you want Just go online to renew We've got meeting space for groups From D.A.R. to Boy Scout Troops We'll survive We will survive Hey hey So come on now, walk in our door Find inspiration and knowledge How-to books to ancient lore We still think libraries are the epitome of cool To do a job search Or get some help with school And now we've built Something new! From now into the future Libraries will stay true We've got a mission to uphold Just watch our tale unfold We'll survive We will survive Hey hey
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